Skip to Content

What You Never Knew About Edward Hopper’s ‘Nighthawks’

What You Never Knew About Edward Hopper’s ‘Nighthawks’

Edward Hopper, the American realist painter of the early to mid-1900s, had a way of showcasing loneliness in his carefully created works that quickly put viewers in a somber mood. And of his numerous paintings, none is better-known than Nighthawks, his 1942 work depicting a diner late at night. Though it’s by far his most well-known, how much do you really know about it? Here, The Nerdwriter takes you deep inside the iconic piece to show you how events like Pearl Harbor may have influenced Hopper while creating it.

Do Not Sell My Personal Information